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From the psychiatric hospital to the community: integrating conditional release and contingency management.

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Elbogen, EB; Tomkins, AJ
Published in: Behav Sci Law
2000

Psychiatric hospital recidivism has been and continues to be a persistent problem in treating individuals with chronic mental illness. Conditional release, a form of involuntary outpatient commitment, has been suggested as one possible solution. Guided by therapeutic jurisprudence, this article presents a proposal about conditional release that would maximize convergence of social values and would be empirically testable. Specifically, a scientifically validated treatment intervention for individuals with chronic mental illness, contingency management, is integrated with conditional release. From this proposal, a number of empirical hypotheses and legal questions about discharging psychiatric patients are generated and discussed.

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Behav Sci Law

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0735-3936

Publication Date

2000

Volume

18

Issue

4

Start / End Page

427 / 444

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Socioenvironmental Therapy
  • Socialization
  • Recurrence
  • Prisoners
  • Patient Readmission
  • Patient Discharge
  • Insanity Defense
  • Humans
  • Hospitals, Psychiatric
  • Criminology
 

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Elbogen, E. B., & Tomkins, A. J. (2000). From the psychiatric hospital to the community: integrating conditional release and contingency management. Behav Sci Law, 18(4), 427–444. https://doi.org/10.1002/1099-0798(2000)18:4<427::aid-bsl387>3.0.co;2-x
Elbogen, E. B., and A. J. Tomkins. “From the psychiatric hospital to the community: integrating conditional release and contingency management.Behav Sci Law 18, no. 4 (2000): 427–44. https://doi.org/10.1002/1099-0798(2000)18:4<427::aid-bsl387>3.0.co;2-x.
Elbogen, E. B., and A. J. Tomkins. “From the psychiatric hospital to the community: integrating conditional release and contingency management.Behav Sci Law, vol. 18, no. 4, 2000, pp. 427–44. Pubmed, doi:10.1002/1099-0798(2000)18:4<427::aid-bsl387>3.0.co;2-x.
Journal cover image

Published In

Behav Sci Law

DOI

ISSN

0735-3936

Publication Date

2000

Volume

18

Issue

4

Start / End Page

427 / 444

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Socioenvironmental Therapy
  • Socialization
  • Recurrence
  • Prisoners
  • Patient Readmission
  • Patient Discharge
  • Insanity Defense
  • Humans
  • Hospitals, Psychiatric
  • Criminology